Photos: Secret Restaurants of Barcelona

We spotlight tapas bars—each in a neighborhood you'll want to visit anyway—that are the rare local secret.

By , Friday, Sep 16, 2011, 4:00 PM

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berberechos (steamed cockles) with olives, a specialty at  Bar Mut in the Eixample.

 

Berberechos (steamed cockles) with olives, a specialty at Bar Mut in the Eixample.

(Galilea Nin)

Els Tres Porquets owners Xavi Jovells and  Marc Cuenca

 

Els Tres Porquets owners Xavi Jovells and Marc Cuenca.

(Galilea Nin)

Antonio Gaudí’s La Pedrera, built in 1906 in the Eixample

 

Antonio Gaudí’s La Pedrera, built in 1906 in the Eixample.

(Galilea Nin)

Bar Mut staff;

The staff at Barcelona's Bar Mut.

 

(Galilea Nin)

garlic lining the walls of Bar Tomás

 

Garlic lining the walls of Bar Tomás.

(Galilea Nin)

Tomás’s aioli pumping station

 

Tomás’s aioli pumping station.

(Galilea Nin)

afternoon  at La Plata;

A classic afternoon at

at La Plata, in Barri Gòtic.

 

(Galilea Nin)

a white wine porrón at  La Plata

 

A white wine porrón at La Plata.

(Galilea Nin)

huevos revueltos from  Els Tres Porquets.

 

Huevos revueltos, a Catalan specialty from Els Tres Porquets.

(Galilea Nin)

Palmira, the matriarch of  La Cova Fumada

 

Palmira, the matriarch of
La Cova Fumada.

(Galilea Nin)